Cole Schisler

The road to ruin: dealing with Vancouver Island’s dirty little trash secret

Ongoing illegal dumping problem near Ladysmith symbolic of a bigger issue

Ladysmith RCMP apprehend increasing numbers of impaired drivers

The increase in apprehensions is directly related to the RCMP’s new practices

Island beekeeper wants more responsible pesticide use

Two pesticide events in two months has beekeeper asking Islanders to take care

Being a pot dealer is not what it used to be

Sunday Big Read: the business of selling marijuana in B.C. is a slow bureaucratic slog

Retiring Vancouver Island University president reflects on more of a decade of leadership

Ralph Nilson has been president of VIU since the change from Malaspina University College in 2007.

Mother of airlifted Ladysmith child asks for continued prayers and support

BC Emergency Health Services confirmed the child was transported to a hospital in the Lower Mainland

Ladysmith Secondary School placed on partial hold and secure

RCMP in Ladysmith and Nanaimo were involved, no credible threat found

EDITORIAL: We need to change our fire behaviour

Most wildfires in BC during April and May were caused by humans.

New book from Island author details social history of the E&N railway

Along the E&N tells the story of 32 establishments from Esquimalt to Campbell River.

Behind the pump: Multiple factors causing high gas prices in B.C.

This summer is shaping up to be a long and painful one at the gas pumps

Ladysmith sawmill curtails work for a minimum of two weeks

Western Forest Products Ladysmith Sawmill temporarily idled due to a lack of properly sized logs